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chance to mention just exactly what we do in the united states that t china. in the-- the minut& >> bill planning with the pres thank you very much. now here's maggie.-- >>> a drug. millions take zetia by merck, but renewing questions about whether it our dr. jennifer ashton is here with go y- this at length this morning b- becauecause so many people do take this this journ 200& for 14 months. som- others were taking an over the counter vitamin. wh >> had cardiovascular risk factors or t attack - they were already on a stat & - pconcont
to be friends. >> the united states does not seek to contain china nor does a deeper relationship of china mean a weakening of bilateral alliances. on the contrary. the rietz of a strong prosperous china can be a source of strength for community of nations. >> as parted of his charm offensive before midnight tonight eastern time about an hour, 45 minutes from now the president is scheduled to participate in a town hall style meeting with an audience of mostly young people in the big chinese city of shanghai with the latest on that from shanghai major garrett who is traveling with the president joins us. hey, major, what's the buzz on this town hall? is it expected to be adoring or confrontational? >>> oo it will probably be something in between. they are dickering or fighting over each other in the contours or consent to the town mall. to circumvent the election to control the events being imposed to president obama the white house invited and collected through the u.s. embassy questions through the web site for the past couple weeks. the president will get those unseen in the course of the tow
think if you add up the troops that the united states will commit as well as those that nato countries are going to commit and that's still a work in progress on the latter. i'm told by senior defense officials that general mcchrystal will be more or less satisfied with the number that he believes he needs to do the counterinsurgency campaign that he laid out in his strategic assessment earlier this year. >> suarez: now, it takes a while to get everybody deployed, doesn't it? >> it does. it will take several months, actually several weeks for the first troops. but the marines that you mentioned will be going in first early next year to be followed soon after by a number of... several hundred perhaps up to a thousand army trainers. these will be doing the initial training of afghan recruits. the recruits will then be put into their units and partnered with american units on the ground. this will be a phased deployment going over the next 12 to 18 months. the troops that you mention in your broadcast, up to some 30,000 or so will be phased in over that time frame. >> suarez: once all tho
-- and i would say enthusiastic role by the united states of america, these negotiations will not yield the kind of the kind of results that we are looking for. true, we would have hoped that the united states of america would have been more ambitious than what it has indicated. >> reporter: india is also one of the world's largest producers of greenhouse gas emissions, but is a relative newcomer to an industrialized economy. saran says the country has concerns that a climate agreement could stifle economic development. >> for us, climate change is not just a separate issue, it is intermixed with our developmental, you know, issues itself. so how we balance, you know, the problem of climate change with the other stresses and strains that the country is going through as this process of social and economic transformation, we would hope that there is some understanding of that challenge that we face. >> reporter: meantime, a series of studies released today in the british medical journal "the lancet" could give another boost to advocates of addressing climate change. the studies found that
. >> do you believe you are capable and can do the job of the president of the united states? >> we will preview my interview with governor palin in the body language segment. don't miss this one. bill: hi, i am bill o'reilly. rough month for president obama. while he had difficulty trying to convince the chinese government to act civilized, nothing he faces when he returns home tomorrow. ft. hood and afghanistan and health care all put the president on the defensive. his approval rating has dropped below 50% for the first time. but he is a shrewd guy. he made himself available while in asia. >> will you sign legislation on health care that includes the stew pact language? >> i thank you is a balance to be achieved that is consistent with the amendment, what existed before we reformed health care. i believe in the basic idea that federal dollars should not pay for abortions. but i also think we should not restrict women's choices. >> does the language strike that balance? >> not yet. bill: the president wants it both ways. he knows forcing pro-life taxpayers to fund abortion is wron
is the commander in chief and the president of the united states. we respect his judgment. let's see what he recommends before we stake out any turf. i want the president to know that that last vote was a heavy lift. and it is heartbreaking, and some people say these people have been staving off invaders for thousands of years, and now we are going to teach them how to fight. but it is important for us to be able to train the afghan army to do better. you have to have a partner. again, let's see what the president has to say. ambassador eikenberry, also general eikenberry, his admonitions were interesting new received by many people. i spoke with him wednesday morning, and i do not believe he had made a decision yet. my understanding is he will make it soon and announce it when it comes back from his trip. so then we will see what he proposes and see how it is received. not to make any predictions about a vote until we know what we are voting on, that is always important. >> one personal question, you come from a family that was both political and prolific. you were the six, and you have fiv
in the united states, significant announcent? >> yes, defitely. there had been a thoht that the president woulrefrain from putting anything psk on the table until the congre had acted. the house has acted if these numbers are in lin with what the hous has in their bill,ut the senate has just reportedded somethg out of comttee. nothing s reach the floor. so by putting h force behin these numbers, the presint is sort of settingp a negotiating line witthe congress and indicating probably what he feels is the minimu benth whenhesenate shouldn't go and a minimum of wt the world neez needs. a warming of three to four degreesahrenheit puts us in the nger zone as far as global warming is concerned, and these sorts of emissions reductions are consistentwith what we need to get od start combatting th warming. >> suarez: professor, ishat mething new for the united stes, specific ars and specific reduction perntages? >> back in the cnton administration, the u.s. did agree to specifiyears and specic reduction perntages, and they were emdied in the kyoto protocol whh president inton never sent up to t
these are men who are either legal residents of the united states or in some cases citizens of the united states. and the reason why the f.b.i. became so concerned is it was... it seemed to be a much broader attempt at attempting to radicalize people in the united states than they've really seen before. >> warner: how did the justice department first get wise to this. >> the interesting facet of this. essentially the families of many of the young men came forward to ask that the f.b.i. help in finding them. you know, many of these older relatives of the young men were concerned that this was going on. they had inklings but no concrete facts to base that on. they came to f.b.i. asking for help to find their sons. >> warner: these young men had just disappeared. >> in many cases, yes, they had essentially packed up and gone and the family feared the worst. >> warner: has it been absolutelyly established that as the charges lay out that some of these young men at least have shown up in somalia, they have gone to terrorist training camps? they have even engaged in combat? >> yes, there is one partic
wouldspike to know whether terrorism is the laeatest secy hity cohowern for the united states and how do you assess the military actions in af hanistan or weather it will turn into another iraqi war? thank youms ery m3 peh. th i think that is an excellent question. first of all, i do continue to believe that the greatest threat to united states securives. are the terrorist neer and the reason is because even though they are small in han, ier, what they have showns that they have no conscience pet counves. of innocent civilians. -- destruction of innocent earvilians. and bece case of technology toy if an portion like that got a weapons of mass destr3 petion and its hands or a muck or chemical or biological city and used it in a cits, s whether it is shanghai or new york, just a few could potentially kill tens of thousands of pauple, maybe hundreds of thousands ups. so it really does pt one an se,traospminary threat. now, the reason we originally went into af hanistan was because alteseda was in afghanistan being hosted by the taliban. tho border of afghanistan andthy are in pas ke mak down th
that whenever its firepower, the united states is impatient and will eventually go away. a visit to afghanistan reveals both sides of this complicated and ambitious strategy." we want to be more of your reaction to this story about king abdullah -- to this story about the withdrawal of abdullah abdullah. caller: this is a way for obama to disentangle himself from afghanistan under the pretense that we cannot further sacrifice troops in support of a government that is obviously corrupt. thank you. host: the secretary of state had the only response yesterday. israel put forth what the secretary called unprecedented concessions. netanyahu offered them in an effort to restart peace talks, a departure of the administration's earlier criticism of israel. meanwhile, the story this morning is inside a "the new york times." -- inside of "the new york times." "the secretary of state failed on saturday to slow down and not stopped the jewish construction of settlements on the west end. edward, good morning. caller: we need to enhance our relationships with all people. i think that obama should stand up an
to amend title 38, united states code and the service -- service members civil relief act to make certain improvements in the law regarding benefits administered by the secretary of veterans affairs and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass the s hat foreigners see this a bit differently. they think we are -- so that foreigners see this a bit differently. they think we are not doing nearly enough. host: next call, joe, good morning. caller: thank you for c-span. i would like to hear more on the mountaintop removal situation in west virginia. our climate is definitely changing because of mountaintop removal. we have had 2 million acres in the appalachians destroyed, one of the most reverse ecosystems in the world: flattened. over 2,000 miles of streams have beenuried. 62% of our streams are in west virginia -- 62% of our streams in west virginia are known to be polluted with heavy metals. the fish are contaminated. you cannot eat fish out of the streams. if you live in the proximity, a report that was suppressed by the bush
computer glitch caused the delay of thousands of flights across the united states on thursday. but as lisa stark reports, this is not the first time that such an incident has happened. and there are concerns about how something like this could impact passenger safety. >> reporter: as planes began backing up around the country, on the ground and in the air, the faa scrambled to unravel the glitch in the air traffic control system. >> i just walked in the airport. looked at the board and said your flight's canceled. >> i'm tired and i'm frustrated. >> reporter: no one was going anywhere fast. extensive delays stretched from new york to atlanta to houston. by 1 calculation, the glitch may have caused as many as 2,000 flight delays. the problem began shortly after 5:00 a.m. eastern, when a single circuit board failed in a air traffic control center in salt lake city. it meant controllers around the nation were no longer receiving information about flights electronically. instead, they had to resort to phone calls and manually imputing flight information into their computers. >> you have to typ
and beat the rush. >> thanks. >>> the united states wants to cease a mosque and a school in rockville and land in prince william county claiming the properties are secretly controlled by the government of iran. gary nurenberg reports it's an effort to shut down that country's nuclear program. >> reporter: it is important to say that there are no allegations the mosque school or property are involved in any kind of terrorist activity. they are, however, owned by a foundation that the government alleges is secretly run by the iranian government in violation of united states law. the key is this 36 story office tower in manhattan which the government says is owned by an iranian foundation. it has generated over $38 million in rent. the allegation. >> this foundation sends money to iran and that money goes to help its nuclear program and to fund terrorism. >> reporter: the government also alleges the foundation has used proceeds to make more than a million dollars in improvement to the islamic education and pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes on this property. the united states
thanksgiving to all of the great people back in the united states. jamie: and dominic, my best to you. you cannot miss the horse behind you. please tell general odierno that he has spent more time with his military family than his own, honestly. my best to the odierno family as well. thank you. kelly: in virginia couple pulling off the impossible, crashing the white house state dinner, even getting up close and personal with the vice- president and other party guests. more on the security breach and how they got past checkpoints. . >> we are here at camp victory in iraq. i want to give a shout out to my family and the squadron air force base in new jersey. . . . [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- kelljamie: an unbelievable stor, but it is true. a security breach at the white house. the secret service investigating its very own security procedures after a virginia couple crashed tuesday night's state dinner. this is evidence from michaele salahi's own facebook page. no one seeming to suspect that they did not belo
approach is to working with manufacturing here in the united states, if we do not do that effectively, we are not going to succeed. we have been talking about infrastructure for a long time. i think my team will testify when we have got several trillion dollars worth of infrastructure that is falling apart, we need to put people to work doing the work that america needs done, but we are also in an era of fiscal constraint, which means we have got to start finding more creative new approaches to financing these projects. so those are the discussions we are going to be having. not just today but in the weeks and months to come. this is my administration's overriding focus, having brought the economy back from the brink. the question is how are we going to make sure that people are getting back to work and able to support their families? it is not going to happen overnight, but we will not rest until we are succeeding in generating the jobs that this economy needs. and i could not ask for a better group of people to bounce ideas off of, and we are going to be soliciting ideas from the privat
in on the united states. you're going to hear what kind of trouble hurricane ida could be bringing. >>> is there a connection between the fort hood shooting suspect and 9/11 hijackers? no evidence yet but the fbi think there's reason enough to look into that. >>> plus a big question today for the supreme court. what punishment is too harsh for kids who commit crimes? >>> first, though, the u.s. gulf coast is about to get hit by the season's first atlantic hurricane, ida. a category one storm with 90-mile-an-hour winds. it made a mess in nicaragua and is due to make landfall near the alabama-mississippi state line tomorrow. louisiana already declared a state of emergency. >>> is it just me or does it seem like it's a surprise that it's november and we're just now getting our first storm from the atlantic? >> it is kind of odd. less than 5% of all tropical storms or hurricanes happen in the month of november during a season so it's odd but we're breaking the odds. this is updated within the last minute. winds are down to 80 miles per hour. still a hurricane, category 1, but continues
. the president essentially said that the united states welcomes china playing a greater role on the international stage in terms the global economy. with that comes greater responsibilities. here is how essentially the president broke down the relationship between the u.s. and china. >> we meet here at a time when the relationship between the united states and china has never been more important to our collective future. >> never more important. so president hu said that the u.s. and china would work more closely on macroeconomic issues. financial policies and that sort of thing. which obviously is of interest to the united states. we will see how that all plays out. alisyn. alisyn: mike, what about iran? did that issue come up? any progress there. >> it did come up. and president obama was pretty firm in saying that if iran continued to thumb its nose at the world community in terms of its nuclear weapons programs, that there would be consequences but president hu was noncommittal about that. and that has to be troubling to the united states. president hu obviously has incredible influence over
the country could shrink to four time zones, how many the united states has. but russia is 5,500 miles wide, about twice the size of the united states. supporters say it will make disabout the regions feel closer to moscow. >> until the sunsets at 5:00 for you. >>> still breezy for new england. this weather is brought to you by green giant. what's going on across the region? yesterday, a lot of rain. this is how much we've seen. not just 24 hours. it start start ad few days ago. that's a tremendous amount of rainfall. it's all because of the wind straight off the atlantic through virginia and maryland and delaware, jersey, all the the way down to north carolina, too. that low is still in place. it's not moved very far. not as strong today. only 40 miles per hour gusts around the coastline. pab more. yesterday hurricane strength winds. here's what it looks like in new york. you get rain showers coming in. coastal flood warnings are there. p 34 miles per hour sustained winds all along the jersey shore. it breaks up in baltimore, washington, i-95. not as heavy as yesterday but you still get th
they decide they can extradite him to the united states. you see some snow. crews have now had to plow the road up to his ski chalet because of the heavy snowfall, perhaps delaying his return to the ski chalet, where he's free to have parties, have friends over, do whatever he wants. live the roman polanski lifestyle in gestadt. he can't leave his property. 19,000 square feet, he might have skiing on his property. looks like mr. polanski is going to be a-okay after all. >> if you drug and rape a 13-year-old girl, this can happen to you. it sends a strong message. we've got to send a strong message to polanski. >> this is very typical of you avoiding the facts. he won an academy award. >> my bad. >> mika, this next story is dedicated to you. >> thank you. >> i know obesity is a grave concern to you. not so much to joe and myself. >> oh, come on, it's very important. >>> the fattest countries in the world. the official list is out. do you want to take a wild guess? i think you know the answer. >> i would think us. >> yes. >> big fat america. >> a version of us is at the top of the list.
to the united states. he's accuse of running over his daughter withes i h car because he didn't think she was living according to traditional values. almaleki remains in the hospital in serious condition. >>> what kind of business gets 800% of a mark-up on things it's reselling? a military contractor in iraq does. and as brian todd reports, if someone's being ripped off your money is paying for it. >> reporter: $196.50 for a box of washers that's supposed to cost $1.22. $237 for a vehicle side mirror that you and i should pay less than $15 for. that's how much the inspector-general for iraq's reconstruction says american taxpayers have been overbilled by a contractor that supplies vehicle parts for the iraqi army. >> we are going to work with the army material command, the army contracting command to make sure the money is recouped and that taxpayer interests are cared for. >> reporter: he deals with a company called aecom which provides equipment and logistics reports. four invoices were reviewed a tiny fraction of the total, and the company could have overbilled $4
in the united states without insurance. >> it's different economy. different cost structure. it does not in any way affect the standards of quality. >> there can be risks when seeking care abroad so says emery university's dr. john sweeney. >> the issue is follow-up and continuity of care that is going to be difficult to achieve. >> it's important to research the types of certifications both the hospital and the surgeon hold. patients should be prepared to pay out of pocket for complications that may arise when they return home. sweeney does note just because a hospital is outside u.s. borders doesn't mean it's bad. >> we tend to be very close minded and not realized that there's countries outside of the united states that do this as well as we do or better. >> as for sharon, she says all of the travel has been worth the cost savings. >> i work in a hospital institution. this is very well run. >> i'm dr. sanjay gupta. >>> back to our breaking story. a shooting at a high-rise office building in downtown orlando along i-4. eight people have been shot. we just learned that two people are dead. the
had nothing to do do with the president of the united states. >> reporter: these may be regional races, but they're certain to draw national interest. the party that raks up the most wins tuesday, could carry the most momentum going into next year's midterm elections when the stakes are even higher. so just how high are the stakes in 2010? 37 governorship, more than a third of the at some and every seat in the u.s. house of representatives. michelle? >> all right, whitd johnson in washington, thanks. >>> this morning a man hunt is under way in north carolina and virginia for a suspect wanted for killing pour men. police say mar companies chavez gonzalez is possibly armed with an assault rifle, he's wanted for shooting four men in the parking lot of a television store in mount airy near the virginia border. police say yesterday's shooting was not random. >>> this morning cleveland police are trying to sort out a gruesome discovery at the home of a convicted rapist. the decomposed bodies of six women were discovered at the home of anthony sowell. at least five of the women had been stran
4362 united states troops have been killed in operation iraqi freedom. 16,000 single mothers were serving in iraq and afghanistan at the end of 2006. the average age of u.s. troops in iraq is 26. accordingly that was also the average age for u.s. casualties. molly is live at a u.s. military base in eastern baghdad. >> i am not far from soder city, this is one of the few places you will still find american troops inside of the city after the 30th. they are still getting used to their new advisory non-combat role. >> today's mission for charlie company is providing protection for a civil affairs team working with local businesses. the soldiers will mussy gunfire, it is not even a regular patrol. >> it is more of being a security element. >> iraqi army is in charge of basic security. charlie company spends more time on the base. they are down from two missions for day to one. their lives are in real danger -- not in real danger as much. the soldiers battled boredom with video games and workouts. >> off when you are working you wish that you had more time. either way you will find you
're in such trouble that we recommended that the united states call for a complete moratorium on catching all atlantic blue fin tuna. >> reporter: but consumers can help. to save the blue fin tuna, environmental groups are campaigning to get consumers to stop ordering toro when eating sushi. protesters in london locked the doors of nobu sushi restaurant there to get their point across. here in washington, spices on connecticut avenue said it stopped serving blue fin tuna. don't stop with the blue fin. there are other fish on the sushi menu that a struggling to keep up with our appetite. to help you make better choices, the monday ray bay aquarium has a sustainable sushi guide. you can download it to your pda. it tells what you to avoid and gives you tasty alternatives. shah tacky restaurant in san francisco hands out the guide with its menus. it also came up with creative alternatives to the more overfished species. >> it's tough. it took us a little while to play around with the fish. >> reporter: the chef ended up using an the earntive to the fresh water eel. you know in the modern times we have so
as a political refugee with my single mother and grandmother. when i came here to the united states, i didn't have any money at all. we didn't have any money, and i didn't know any word of english. we have definitely a positive, positive community who is willing to work, who is willing to succeed, to keep on going, to move on. and i'm the example of that community. i reflect that community who come here to struggle and work hard for a dream. >> in the spirit of the proverbial "actions speak louder than words," many hispanic grass roots organizations and corporations are doing their part. they are empowering students and developing real solutions and opportunities that span the education-to-career track. >> if that applies to you, if you agree with that quality... >> since its founding in 1993, the hispanic college fund, backed by community stakeholders and major corporations, has supported the education of more than 4,000 financially disadvantaged hispanic youth and awarded over $9 million in grants and scholarships. >> we want to be able to reward and award scholarships to our latino youth
and the united states have been looking for a reason to correct. we've seen that. we've seen it. there's been an unease that something had to give. dubai had given it that reason to correct. we saw one day of falls in europe and today europe is flat or just up a tad. what it does mean and where this is serious is for dubai. this is a thumping great big reputational crisis for dubai which they will have to deal with. what it did, let me just very briefly say that what it did was it said on the eve been a holiday, hey, guys, we won't pay debts of $60 odd billion. we want to extend that. we would like you to take a debt moratorium for six months and we'll see you next week. that you cannot do if you have aspirations to be a world class financial center. >> wait a minute here, richard. what about abu dhabi, the capital of the uae, could dubai's problems be abu dhabi's problem soon? >> the relationship between the two is fundamentally fascinating. what worrying about the way this incident was handled is we have been led to believe that abu dhabi would bail them out again. they were going to pay th
been four times higher than first thought. the h1n1 may have killed 4,000 people in the united states since april. the cdc is now counting lab confirmed cases and deaths complicated from h1n1. >>> president obama got four options from advisers about afghanistan, and he turned them all down. a white house official says the president has growing doubts about the afghan government, and he wants an exit strategy before sending extra troops. so he sent all his staff recommendations back to the drawing board. former secretary of state colin powell supports the president's cautious approach. >> this is a very difficult one for him, and it isn't just a one-time decision. this is a decision that will have consequences for the better part of his administration. so, mr. president, don't get pushed by the left to do nothing. don't get pushed by the right to do everything. you take your time to figure it out. you're the commander in chief and this is what you were elected for. >>> well, part of what's making this decision so hard is the president's two top men in afghanistan completely disagree ab
tried to fly to the united kingdom, but was denied entrance and returned to the united states. almaleki is accused of running over his daughter with his car because he didn't think she was living her life according to the traditional iraqi values. noor almaleki remains in the hospital in serious condition. >>> the suspect in a deadly iraq bombing managed to kill someone during a police interrogation. iraq's interior of ministry says he grabbed a gun from a guard and shot an investigator. the investigator wrestled the gun back and shot the suspect. both died from their injuries. the suspect also looted the guard he took the gun from. investigators were questioning him in last sunday's bombing in baghdad that killed at least 160 people. that was iraq's deadliest bombing since 2007. >>> the bids are really stacking up for a motorized recliner a man drove while drunk. >> and then about five minutes later, they called me, $20,000! i'm like, are you kidding me?! >> and with just a couple days left in the auction, the price is going up. xxxxxxxxxx >>> no wortd on when san francisco's
that the united states army would be concerned about the sensitivity of one major at the peril of the 13 who have lost their lives. i think what we're going to find out and we really do have to wait until this investigation is done that we probably had a serious failure here of intelligence communities communicating with the united states army in the way that they should. now, i'm not suggesting that this individual didn't harbor some very serious problems mentally. i'm not suggesting even that the people who are in that room that, you know, you just spoke of. remember, they did report this. these weren't people who sat passively by. they did report it, but we do have a constitution and keep in mind this is an american-born citizen and you heard the f.b.i. report before we came on. our concern was not to violate his constitutional rights. bill: catherine herridge reported, "we would have been crucified because the male suggested he was looking for spiritual, religious guidance." >> and the constitutional right. remember, that's a key part of what was -- that was a key part of that report. bill: t
in the united states and the the trial should get of so far as tosme -- that they are not trying to criminalize 9/11 but treat it as the first major act in this country of the war on terror. >> if there was one major moment it was an interaction between one of the senior republicans, lindsey graham and the attorney general, graham asked specifically if this administration picked up osama bin laden tomorrow would they mirror ran dies him, read him his rights and treat him like a common criminal >> when does custodial interrogation begin in this case. if we captured osama bin laden would he be entitled to miranda warnings at the time of capture? >> well, it aum depends. >> well, it does not tend to our launch s clear because the moment custodial interrogation occurs, the defendant, the criminal defendant is entitled to a lawyer and to be informed of their right to remain silent. the big problem i have is that you're criminalizing the war. martha: i gather out of context that lindsay graham was not to comment publicly until he met with the president and seems clear he supports military commission
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around that they ought to take the government of the united states, including the secretary of the treasury, president of the united states, speaker of the house, the senate president, come down and run the government in new orleans. because in its origins -- >> they won't even spend the night. >> everything you're trying to do with the country is right here. your educational system, your law enforcement apparatus. they're rebuilding everything from the ground up right now. >> and you know, julia, george w. bush didn't come here for a very long time, had that terrible shot of him -- >> it was about a week. >> gazing out the window from 40,000 feet. >> that was bad optics. >> and then president obama came down here after all of the promises, he was here for a couple of hours and then flew to a fund-raiser in san francisco. why is it so hard for washington to focus on new orleans. >> i mean, we're so low on the totem pole. it's not just the president. try to get congress to talk about wetland restoration or anything like that because every senator wants their bridge to nowhere
at a swiss vacation home. the 76-year-old director is fac extradition to the united states. polanski fled california for france 31 years ago before he could be sentenced for having sex with a 13-year-old girl. >>> while you were eating turkey yesterday, a park ranger in australia barely avoided being eaten. check out this amazing video from down under. you can see the park ranger slipped on slick grass inside a crocks enclosure. looks like he'll eat him and he's smacked on the head with the stick allowing the ranger to escape. >>> sports could come back to the pontiac silver dome in michigan. the owner of the canadian company buying the dome says he wants to bring football, baseball and other sports to the 80,000-seat venue. the detroit lions moved to ford field in 2002. the silver dome was built in 1975 for $56 million. it was sold at auction for $583,000. >>> the most frenzied shopping day of the year may be the best day to bargain with your car dealer. researchers at truecar.com say black friday is the best kday t buy a new vehicle. the average discount 7.5%. analysts looked at incenti
in the military you can go through the supreme court of the united states. these people on death rolw are still waiting to be executed. will he ever received the ultimate punishment, or would be any time soon? that is a guessing game. bill: you are suggesting that there is a long way to go and that it is possible that it never goes to trial. >> because no one can go to trial, no matter how heinous the trial, if they are not competent for sane, that is true in the military or the civilian world. he has to be at -- evaluated by army psychiatrists. if this turns out to be terrorism, you have an issue of concurrent jurisdiction with the form of justice. he could go to trial, he could be convicted, and then at that point if it is determined that he has violated the law anti- terrorism statute, the department of justice can prosecute him in civilian and federal court. bill: this is a long way down the road, you are making great points. we will see were the investigation takes us. back to the economy, juliet has that. juliet: unemployment has hit a 26 year high. what about the stimulus? it was suppose
united states senators reached out directly to secretary of state hillary clinton in an effort to have her employ diplomatic efforts to get liam released to his father and that apparently had effect. about ten days ago, michael had a private session with the president of the juvenile court in rome and for the first time, the president of the court indicated an understanding of the terrible situation liam was in, said that they would move forward in a process to release liam to his father's custody and even allow michael to employ the experts that he's gotten here in the united states to help with the reunification process. michael left got on-- visited liam. got on an airplane the next day, when he landed in new york he turned on his cell phone and found out that liam had been abducted from his mother. >> we can assume that his mother, reabducted him this time from the courthouse. of course, michael, the father is extremely worried about liam's safety today. is there anything legally that michael can do? >> well, we don't have to assume that his mother has custody. her own lawyer conce
say he controlled 80% of the cocaine supply in the united states. he orchestrated million-dollar cocaine deals at his palace and partied with the powerful. he became one of the world's most wanted men, and arco terrorist who ordered the murders of politicians and bounties on policemen's heads. police shot and killed pablo escobar during a violent standoff in 1993 and more than one dozen years later, what was the lavish layer of this infamous criminal is now a tourist attraction. steve harrigan reports from colombia. >> one man brought the country to its knees a generation ago, bombing cities, killing presidential candidates, putting a bounty on policeman. cobble escobar was building himself a shangri-la, funded by near-global control of the cocaine trade. that the state has become a theme park where 50,000 people come and see what is left. it is a sad story of how a whole country can get corrupted by money. the museum teaches crime doesn't pay. the colts near of command lenders here along with a hint of admiration. he rose from nothing, she says. he was obviously very inte
in the united states. of the 4,000 who have die540 were children. a total of 98,000 people have been hospitalized since april a. third of them kids. now, these numbers are a lot higher than previous estimates. the cdc says it's a more accurate representation. keeping an eye on potential mutations of the swine flu is a top priority. they want to be prepared for genetic leaps. >> reporter: as h1n1 influenza races across the continent, a team of researchers in san francisco are tracking its every move and mutation. >> we really want to find out how rapidly is it changing, is it changing at all and ultimately, if so, what implications does that have with regard to vaccine and drug resistance. >> we have tested a lot of viruses. and it hasn't changed genetically and neither has the immune characteristics. >> reporter: influenza has a tendency to mutate and big genetic leaps can be catastrophic. doctor chew and his team are tasked with making sure it never happens again. >> i'm hoping the work we do here will help better manage pandemics. >> reporter: specimens are kept at minus 110 degree
the deficit by more than $100 billion. on this day in 1883 railroad companies in the united states and canada officially divided north america into four continental time zones. until then it was up to the towns to keep their own time zones and based on high noon, when was sun was right up there in the sky creating a nightmare for trains. forcing companies to list dozens of schedule. the industry took care of the time zones themselves. folks embraced the idea. but it took uncle sam another 30 years to make time zones official. the times
to the united states after he was denied entrance. >>> federal health officials hope that announcement will reassure expectant mothers. 92% of pregnant women in trial studies had a robust immune response to a single dose and no side effects were reported. trials also confirmed that kids nine years and younger will need two doses. >>> new this morning, this could be a huge mess. almost a million people are having to find a new way around philadelphia right now. the city's largest transit union went on strike overnight, and that means no buses, subways or trolleys in the city. talks broke down over the rules. talks were competitive. >>> a 15-year-old girl was gang raped at the school, and the district put up automated lights in the area where they say it happened. today they're taking bids for security cameras. the superintendent assured people at a rally yesterday that the school is safe. church leaders called for 100 volunteers to help. >> we believe that if we can have a presence on campus during the lunch hour, in the classroom, that that would help curb some of the negative behavior
countries. it is legal in the united states but critics worry it could lead to designer babies based on societal preference. >> we feel as technology advances we can take advantage to enhance our lives and the lives of others, it's a good thing. >> so here we've got a healthy boy and here we've got a healthy girl. >> los angeles fertility specialist dr. jeffrey steinberg says many of his american clients are like bob and mindy. they're in search of family balancing. gender selection uses pgd technology to extract that single cell from each embryo. the cells are then studied under a high powered florescent microscope to determine gender. dr. steinberg says 70% of his patients are international, seeking the procedure that's banned in their home country. >> there is a slight preponderance of preference for female and this is contrary to everything that's publicized. clearly, it varies by country, china strongly in favor of boys, india strongly in favor of boys. when you look at the world in general it's 50/50. i say to critics that the last thing in the world that you want to do is put
was not spotted. i want to know why he was allowed on the military base. this is an act of war against the united states by this guy. it doesn't matter if it's one person or 19 people, it still is a terrorist attack. >> bill: so you would have been hard on the terrorist attack. obama and his people will say, what good does it do -- it just gets the middle east up in arms again. we are making progress there and now we're throwing it in their face like bush did, so why bother doing it. you say? >> first we're not making any progress there. secondly, the issue here is that when the president goes on national tv and tries to mischaracterize this and to squelch anyone focusing on it as a terror attack, everybody knows it. >> bill: i don't think rational people would come to that. >> of course not. but a lot of people will say, that by attempting to disguise it and treating it as an act of violence rather than using terrorism he is a trying a sleight of hand. this was not the first terror attack since 9/11. >> bill: there is certainly that. dick, thanks. liberal media continue to pound on hasan but nic
. >> roughly 70% of the state said, their vote had nothing 20 do with the president of the united states. >> reporter: it may be regional races but they are certain to draw national interest. the party that racks up the most wins often tuesday could carry the moment momentum in toe the midterm elections when the stakes are higher higher. cbs news, washington. >>> if you need information on candidates or ballot questions in virginia or maryland, log on to wusa9.com. and check out our voters guide under maryland and virginia news. >>> a university of maryland student is recovering from a terrifying ordeal. she was raped in her off-campus apartment in college park. it happened on dickinson avenue often sunday morning in an area there's been sexual assaults. the woman screamed and scared off her attacker. >>> police in northern virginia are out to find a gunman who attacked three teenager girls. they were walking in the 4300 block of dale boulevard in dale city when a man confronted them. police say two girls were raped the man fled on foot. the girls are 16 and 17 years old. thousands have
. >> kennett is a town where it's just like anywhere else in the united states. this is not a racist environment as i said in closing argument. >> reporter: there are supporters who do not believe that. >> i think a lot of the people are not residents of this area and they came here from other parts of the country hoping to find racism that wasn't here. >> reporter: nearly three years after heather ellis was accused of cutting in line at the local walmart, caught on tape, shoving away another customer's items, questions remain over why the moment escalated into such a high profile arrest. ellis pleads guilty to resisting arrest and disturbing the peace, charges of assaulting two police officers were dropped. >> i was responsible for my actions. and i was able to say what i did wrong and i think that it's important that everybody else step up to the plate and admit their wrong, too. >> ellis testified she was taunted by one police officer who told her, go back to the ghetto. it was the only racially charged moment of the three-day trial. but witnesses from the scene, customers, police
, this is the president of the united states. they were trespassing, period. but down further, still there, the people that allowed it to happen should be punished. it let's me know they're not as safe as we thought. one more says, no, they shouldn't be punished. the careless folks working the door, protecting our president, should be dealt with for letting this slip by. so actually coming in on both sides. some people think they didn't do any harm, the people who let them in should be the ones who are really punished for this. keep those coming in. you know where to find us on our blog, facebook and twitter this morning. >> will we be surprised if people on either side are punished? >> somebody's going to have to be punished now. you've got a woman not supposed to be in the white house shaking the hand of the president of the united states? somebody's going to answer for that. reynolds wolf joins us with his list of weekend events. >> he has a little something for everybody. something to get us in the christmas spirit. and an event just in case you didn't eat enough this week. cuts short hairs just a
it makes people freak out a bit. things are looking better as the wave comes closer to the united states. >> you might remember dubai world, it owned dubai ports world wisconsin tried to buy the operations of american ports. there was a big outcry over that. this is that same company. they moved the ports operation separately because they want to kind of keep that safe in all of this whatever happens next for dubai world. >> we will be watching this. obviously, more information to come. it's also exasperated because of the eid holiday. also, thanksgiving here. a nice confluence of lots of things. >> a little turmoil in the markets right now for black friday, huh? >> a little bit, which you don't really expect when you're thinking about go get your shopping on. >> thanks so much. >>> new this morning, the sequel tore cash for clunkers. call it the home edition. the federal government is putting the final touches on a plan to offer americans rebates next year if they turn in not old cars but old appliances and buy new energy-efficient models. individual states will administer that cash for
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